DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang (left) speaks to Malam Nawar residents at a coffee shop. Kit Siang labelled Umno Information Chief Tan Sri Annuar Musa as the “father of all racists”. Pix by L. MANIMARAN.

KAMPAR: A day after Umno Information Chief Tan Sri Annuar Musa labelled him a racist, DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang fired a return salvo, labeling Annuar the “father of all racists''.

“'Today, I challenge him to sue me for labeling him as the father of all racist.

“'If he is brave, he can sue me; whether he sues me or I sue him.

''What he (Annuar) did was a disgrace to Islam,'' Lim told reporters after a discussion with Opposition leaders at the Malim Nawar DAP Service Centre, here today.

Lim claimed that Annuar was desperate and under pressure ahead of the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) presidency election on March 25, where the latter will square off with Tengku Mahkota of Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim.

Lim claimed that Annuar was using the opportunity “to be famous.”

Lim said he will consult with his lawyer on whether to sue Annuar on the latter's accusation.

Annuar had labeled Lim “a racist, anti-Islam and dictator” after officiating the Bagan Serai assemblies for Umno's Wanita, Youth and Puteri wings at Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Abu Bakar al-Baqir, Sungai Gedong, Bagan Serai, on Sunday.

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